HObbit left Winstrike
Abai "HObbit" Hasenov announced his decision to leave Winstrike. The player from Kazakhstan received the status of a free agent, but did not disclose plans to continue his esports career.
"Today I made a difficult choice: I decided to leave Winstrike as a free agent. This organization and team have done a lot for me, I am immensely grateful to you for that, I will always appreciate and remember you with a kind word. Here our paths diverge, see you later, Winstrike!"
- Abai "HObbit" Hasenov.
According to the official announcement by Winstrike, in the last games before leaving for the offseason, head coach Dmytry "hooch" Bogdanov will fill the squad. After the vacation, the team will start testing new players for the vacant space.
HObbit played under the auspices of Winstrike since October 2019. Together with him, the CIS team qualified for ESL One: Road to Rio, in the grand final of which lost to Team Spirit, as well as unsuccessfully took part in the BLAST Premier CIS Cup (7-8 place) and WePlay! Clutch Island (7th place).
It is noteworthy that changes in the Winstrike line-up resulted in a loss of 20% of the RMR points earned. The team moved down from sixth to eighth place in the regional ranking and currently has 2200 points.
Current composition of Winstrike:
Alexey "El1an" Gusev
Vladislav "bondik" Nechiporchuk
Aidyn "KrizzeN" Turlybekov
Viktor "Lack1" Boldyrev.
Dmitry "hooch" Bogdanov (coach)